hospital bag essentials
Let's be honest... I've had our bags (semi) packed for quite some time.
And truthfully, it is because packing ours + little babe's hospital bag has got to be one of my FAVE things to do. I am very much a planner and hate leaving things to the last minute... so why not start weeks (okay, even months) in advance?! I just love washing all of the teeny-tiny baby clothing & imagining how cute this babe will look in her little outfits. Plus, envisioning our sweet babe with us just makes my heart melt, so I am constantly looking through all of her things.
I also obsess over reading other mama's hospital bag must-have's to see if I am missing any essentials... & if I am seriously over packing (which I totally am).
Thought I would share with you guys what I am bringing to the hospital for baby girl as well as myself... I feel like this time around, I (kind-of) have a better idea of what I actually need & used with Bray.
Baby girls' bag
All of little misses items will be going into my Fawn Design Diaper Bag.
1 pack of Newborn Diapers (our hospital doesn't provide) so need to ensure we have enough
1 pack of baby wipes (we love the Kirkland brand)
Vaseline + Shoosha diaper balm
A few face cloths in case she needs a little wipe down
Super cute announcement "outfit". I have a few cute & comfy ideas for baby girl & we will have to decide at the hospital which one she will wear. One of my first purchases I made when finding out I was pregnant with a girl was a Fawn & Sage Cocoon Swaddle + Bow so this one is a definite contender!
2 NB short-sleeve onesies for layering
2 footed pants
2 sets of NB pajamas
2 pairs of NB socks
1 swaddle blanket from Little Unicorn (because it is my absolute fave). Although with Brayden, I only used the hospital swaddles.
Blush top-knot turban... because I am literally obsessed and I cannot wait to see baby girl in this + warm hat to go home in
Going home outfit from Gigi and Max
Minky blanket from Little Navy to keep her warm; especially on route home.
All of my items will be in a mid-size duffle bag- that is officially packed to the TEE.
Toothbrush + toothpaste for me & hubby
Travel size body wash + shampoo +deodorant; the everyday essentials
Maxi pads (yay)
A little make-up travel bag (let's be real, prob won't get used but makes me feel better knowing that it is there)
Phone charger for both hubby & I
Pillow (more so for hubby who will end up sleeping on the couch)
My fave robe from PinkBlush
My two Dwell + Slumber dresses... because they are super cute, super comfy + are breastfeeding (& granny panty) friendly
Sweat pants + zip up sweat shirt to go home in
2 nursing bras + 2 nursing tanks
Uggs (I'll wear them to the hospital)
And let me tell you... I have looked through these bags 50 million times. I'm anxious, I'm excited... & I am super impatient!
We all can't wait to meet baby girl! 18 days until due date XO